Danisco can now offer organic products for US customers

Pressmeddelande   •   Feb 21, 2007 13:59 CET

Danisco USA, Inc. is proud to announce the organic certification of the St. Joseph, MO (USA) blending facility.

After extensive preparation and execution of stringent requirements, Danisco was awarded organic certification on February 15, 2007 from Quality Assurance International (QAI).

Danisco will now be able to serve and supply the growing demand for organic products in the Dairy, Ice cream, and Frozen Dessert industries within the United States.

The Organic market has experienced double digit growth and now has an estimated market value of $16 Billion USD. One major segment of growth within the organic food market is dairy, which grew 23.5% from 2005 to 2006.

Seventy three percent of the US population states they purchase organic products 'occasionally', while 23% of the US population purchase organic products weekly.

Overall, organic consumer purchases equates to $0.10 of every $1.00 spent on food. Danisco recognizes the value in fulfilling the growing demand for organic products in the dairy industry and it welcomes the opportunities to partner with our customers in meeting the needs of the organic dairy consumer.